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It’s Not Enough to Fight — Labor and the Left Have to Be Serious About How to Win: An Interview with Jane McAlevey

It’s so important to teach the difference between organizing and mobilizing, and to focus on teaching the skills required to move the hardest-to-move people in order to bring about the kind of solidarity and unity required for a successful strike… The methods and the discipline of structure-based organizing in the workplace apply generally to building a stronger Left. Read More

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Jacobin Magazine’s “Weekends” with Ana Kasparian and Nando Vila and guest Jane McAlevey: On YouTube

 “Weekends” features free-flowing and humorous commentary on current events and left political strategy, featuring interviews with prominent individuals on the left. Ana Kasparian and Nando Vila broadcasted live from the Jacobin Magazine’s YouTube channel with Jane McAlevey as their guest. Jane’s interview begins around 52 minutes into the show. Read More

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Can America be great again?: Book review - ‘A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy’

“The bulk of the book is a kind of primer, with extensive examples about how unions work, how to run a successful organizing campaign, and how to win a strike by building unity within the workplace and support in the surrounding community.” Read More

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Redistributing power—one labor victory at a time: Jane McAlevey’s survey of labor unions shows that organizing and strikes still work

  …This illustrates an essential point in McAlevey’s analysis: unions not only redistribute wealth, they redistribute power. We know this, she writes, because corporate executives have fought so hard to destroy them. Read More